How to do wedding makeup the modern way

December 2nd, 2011

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“The most common request I get from brides-to-be is “make me look natural, glowing and gorgeous”. To achieve this, I typically begin by perfecting the skin with a primer and a long-lasting, light-reflecting base. I have been using Lancôme’s Teint Miracle Foundation a lot recently, it is beautiful and, best of all, looks like real skin. I then pair softly-defined eyes with long, fluttery lashes, and apply a natural, but kissable-looking, color to the lip. To finish, I brush on some blush. I’m a big fan of Bobbi Brown’s Pot Rouge for Lips and Cheeks, it imparts just the right amount of color, and leaves the face looking fresh and perfectly flushed. To watch me recreate one of my favorite wedding day looks, view the step-by-step bridal makeup video below.” LMM, 2011.

PRODUCT LIST!

PREPARATION.

Cleanser: Bioderma Créaline H2O Ultra-Mild Non-Rinse Cleanser for Normal to Sensitive Skin.

Moisturizer: Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentrè (24-Hour Miracle Cream).

Primer: Dior Skinflash Primer in Sheer Glow 001. Buy it online at: Dior.com and Sephora.com.

FOUNDATION.

Lancôme Teint Miracle Foundation in Beige Diaphane 03. Buy it online at: Sephora.comSelfridges.com and Adore Beauty.com.au.

Applied with: Chanel Foundation Brush 6. Buy it online at: Chanel.com.

LIP BALM.

Vaseline Lip Therapy in Crème Brûlée. Buy it online from: Selfridges.com.

Applied with: Chanel Shadow/Concealer Brush 1. Buy it online at: Chanel.com.

CONCEALER AND HIGHLIGHTER PEN.

The following products were mixed together to create the perfect color and consistency for the eye area:

MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NW25 and NC30 (mixed together). Buy it online at: MAC Cosmetics.com and MAC Cosmetics.co.uk.

Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen in Candlelight 002. Buy it online at: Dior.com, Sephora.com and Selfridges.com.

Applied with: Shu Uemura Eye Brush Synthetic 10. Buy it online from Shu Uemura-USA.com and Shu Uemura.co.uk, or visit Shu Uemura.com to find your nearest stockist.

EYESHADOW.

Shu Uemura Eyeshadow in P Dark Purple 781 (which is a light-brown, slightly sparkly pressed powder with a chocolate undertone). Buy it online at: Shu Uemura-USA.com and Shu Uemura.co.uk, or visit Shu Uemura.com to find your nearest stockist.

Pressed onto the lid with: MAC Eye Shader Brush 239. Buy it online at: MAC Cosmetics.com, MAC Cosmetics.co.uk and MAC Cosmetics.com.au.

Blended up to and into the crease with: Dior Eyeshadow Brush Medium. Buy it online at: Dior.com and Boots.com.

Blended beneath the eye with: MAC Medium Angled Shading Brush 275. Buy it online at: MAC Cosmetics.comMAC Cosmetics.co.uk and MAC Cosmetics.com.au.

EYELASHES.

Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler. Buy it online at: Shu Uemura-USA.com and Shu Uemura.co.uk, or visit Shu Uemura.com to find your nearest stockist.

Dior Diorshow Black Out Mascara. Buy it online at: Dior.comSephora.com and Selfridges.com.

Tweezerman Folding ILashComb. Buy it online at: Tweezerman.com and Beauty Expert.co.uk.

BROWS.

Brows brushed upward with: Chanel Brow/Lash Brush.

CHEEKS.

Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for Lips and Cheeks in Pale Pink 11 and Cabo Coral 21. Buy it online from: Bobbi Brown.com, Bobbi Brown.co.uk and Bobbi Brown.com.au.

Applied with: Givenchy Foundation Brush.

LIPS.

Rouge Dior Lipstick in Spring Pink 540. Buy it online at: Dior.com.

Applied with: Chanel Shadow/Concealer Brush 1. Buy it online at: Chanel.com.

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6 Responses to “How to do wedding makeup the modern way”

  1. Cris says:

    Cute blog. Check out mine too: thecutestmakeup.blogspot.com.
    Take care.
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  2. Little Miss Makeup says:

    Thank you, I will!

    LMM x

  3. Little Miss Makeup says:

    Thank you, Megan. Pleased you like it.

    LMM x

  4. Nasheeka says:

    Wow! Really useful tips. Thanks for including everything in detail. Lovely post!

  5. Little Miss Makeup says:

    Thanks, Nasheeka. Pleased you found it helpful!

    LMM x

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